April 26, 2018 RSS feed / Local

Wiscasset receives federal funds to clean Mason Station

WISCASSET Wiscasset is getting a helping hand from the federal government as it works to clean up Birch Point peninsula. More...

Dresden man gets 55 months on firearms charge

DRESDEN   A Dresden man is facing more than four-and-a-half years in prison for possession of a firearm by a felon.  Michael Burns, 34, was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. More...

Blood donation opportunities available in the Midcoast

BRUNSWICK — The American Red Cross has announced the following upcoming blood donation opportunities:  Brunswick: May 8, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Run for Independence fundraiser set for May 20

BRUNSWICK   Registration is now open for the 6th Annual Androscoggin Bank Run for Independence.  The run, which supports the Independence Association, is scheduled for May 20.  More...

Mackey leaving Brunswick’s REAL School

BRUNSWICK   The REAL School will be saying goodbye to its leader.  Martin Mackey, who is in his third year as principal and director of the special education school, is leaving at the end of the school year.  More...

Conversation to focus on storms and flooding

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Meet the feline version of Ron Swanson!

Pet of the Week

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Student Notes

MT. ARARAT HIGH SCHOOL QUARTER 3 HONOR ROLL Grade 9 More...

Damariscotta man charged with sexually assaulting minor

A Damariscotta man has been arrested followed a years-long investigation into allegations of sexual crimes involving a minor. Lt. More...

MERGANSER ON THE MOVE

A MALE MERGANSER enjoys a sunny day in the Abagadasset River in Bowdoinham Sunday. More...

Coming soon: 3-town hidden history tour

Event hosted by Pejepscot Historical Society

BRUNSWICK Lesser known historical features around Brunswick, Harpswell and Topsham are the focus of Pejepscot Historical Society’s second annual Hidden History Tour on Saturday, May 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Cannon naming rights, Arnold explorer on tap at First Ship dinner

BATH   If you have ever wanted to name a cannon, you’ll get your chance at Maine’s First Ship’s Annual Dinner on May 8.  More...

Gelato Fiasco Scoop-a-Thon to benefit Brunswick Teen Center

BRUNSWICK   Gelato Fiasco and the Brunswick Area Teen Center are asking residents to again support Brunswick area youth at a special scooping event on Wednesday, April 25.  The Gelato Fiasco flagship store will donate all sales beyond the s More...

Patten Free hosting tabletop game event

BATH — On Saturday, April 28, Patten Free Library will once again host a day of tabletop gaming in the Reading Room. The event is free and open to all. More...

Curtis Library to hold Space Day program

BRUNSWICK — In honor of the 20th anniversary of Space Day, Curtis Memorial Library on April 30 from 5:30-7 p.m. More...

Film focuses on climate action

BRUNSWICK — Citizens’ Climate Lobby — Bath- Brunswick will air a segment from the National Geographic film series, “Years of Living Dangerously” on Wednesday, May 2, at 2 p.m. More...

People plus pic of the week

THE BRUNSWICK AREA TEEN CENTER thanks the Brunswick dental office of James A. Oshetski for its recent donation of 150 toothcare sets including brushes, toothpaste and rinse. More...

Pipe work to close Brunswick’s Union St.

BRUNSWICK   Union Street will be closed for part of next week, as work on pipe installation continues.  More...

Virtual canal tour to take place in Bath on April 28

BATH   Most winters, the Bath Historical Society, the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust and Friends of Merrymeeting Bay jointly sponsor a 2.3- mile walk along Bath’s Peterson Canal.   More...

Lisbon kitchen fire displaces tenants

LISBON   A fire at a School Street apartment building left tenants without a home, at least temporarily.  Firefighters were called to 24 School St., a four-unit apartment building, just after 5 p.m. Tuesday.  More...